Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
PhD, Stanford University, 1969
MSME, Stanford University, 1966
MBA, Harvard University, 1960
BSME, Stanford University, 1955Specialties
Venture development, entrepreneurship, strategic management.Positions Held
At the University of Washington since 1969
Visiting professor at Trinity College (1989)
Endowed professorships at:
the University of Calgary (1987)
Babson College (1981)and
Baylor University (1980)Current Research
Tracking and study of entrepreneurship research and education programs worldwide, design and evaluation of entrepreneurship cultivation programs, origins of corporate growth and profit elements.Honors and Awards
Lifetime Entrepreneur Research Conference Award (1996)
Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer (1989)Academic Service
Chairman of the Management and Organization Department (1981-84)
Founded the entrepreneurship division of the Academy of ManagementSelected Publications
"University Entrepreneurship Programs Worldwide," with W. Gartner, Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, 1998.
"Internal Ventures," Handbook of Technology Management
, Dorf, Richard (ed.), CRC Press, 1998.
New Venture Experience: Cases, Text and Exercises
, revised edition, Vector Books, 1996.
"Innovations in Entrepreneurship Education: Successes and Failures," with W. Gartner, Journal of Business Venturing
, May 1994.
The Washington Entrepreneur's Guide
, with P. Larson, University Press, 1993.
New Venture Mechanics
, Prentice-Hall, 1993.Selected Consulting Experience
U.S. Congress, testimony on entrepreneurship and national policy.
Westinghouse Electric, intrapreneurship program.
University of Illinois, entrepreneurship program, and Babson College, developed an entrepreneurship program and research conference